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Friedrich Schiller
By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

We can never replace a friend. When a man is fortunate enough to have several, he finds they are all different. No one has a double in friendship.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

The gentlest man cannot live in peace if it does not please his wicked neighbor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

If the art of gardening is at last to turn back from her extravagances and rest with her other sisters, it is, above everything, necessary to have clearly before you what you require . . . It is certainly tasteless and inconsistent to desire to encompass the world with a garden-wall, but very practicable and reasonable to make a garden . . . into a characteristic whole to the eye, heart, and nderstanding alike.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

The Greeks put us to shame not only by their simplicity, which is foreign to our age; they are at the same time our rivals, nay, frequently our models, in those very points of superiority from which we seek comfort when regretting the unnatural character of our manners. We see that remarkable people uniting at once fullness of form and fullness of substance, both philosophising and creating, both tender and energetic, uniting a youthful fancy to the virility of reason in a glorious humanity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Every great mind seeks to labor for eternity. All men are captivated by immediate advantages; great minds alone are excited by the prospect of distant good.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

If you have never seen beauty in a moment of suffering, you have never seen beauty at all. If you have never seen joy in a beautiful face, you have never seen joy at all.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Truth suffers no loss if a vehement youth fails in finding it, in the same way that virtue and religion suffer no detriment if a criminal denies them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Yes great people are always subject to persecution and always getting into straits.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

It would be necessary that they should be already sages to love wisdom...

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

I am my own heaven and hell!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Appearance rules the world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Love guides the stars towards each other, the world plan endures only through love.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Sentimental poetry differs from naive poetry in that it relates the real state at which the latter stops to ideas and applies ideas to that reality.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

On the mountains there is freedom! The world is perfect everywhere, Save where man comes with his torment.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Cowards have done good and kind actions, but a coward never pardoned.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Time is a blooming field: nature is ever teeming with life: and all is seed, and all is fruit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

A virtuous name is the precious only good, for which queens and peasants' wives must contest together.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Life did not present its sunny side to thee.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Against stupidity, God Himself fights in vain.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Emulation is a noble and just passion, full of appreciation.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Men show no mercy and expect no mercy, when honor calls, or when they fight for their idols or their gods.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Futurity is impregnable to mortal ken: no prayer pierces through heaven's adamantine walls. Whether the birds fly right or left, whatever be the aspect of the stars, the book of nature is a maze, dreams are a lie, and every sign a falsehood.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Our safety is not in blindness, but in facing our dangers.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Thus Arm in Arm with thee I dare defy my century into the lists.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

That which is so universal as death must be a benefit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

To live is to dream, and to dream pleasantly is to be wise.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Misery travels free through the whole world!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

No, no! I do nature injustice. She gave us inventive faculty, and set us naked, and helpless on the shore of this great ocean,--the world; swim those who can, the heavy may go to the bottom.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Pain is short, and joy is eternal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Heaven and earth fight in vain against a dunce!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

The painter is, as to the execution of his work, a mechanic; but as to his conception and spirit and design he is hardly below even the poet.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Ever building, building to the clouds, still building higher, and never reflecting that the poor narrow basis cannot sustain the giddy tottering column.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Chains of iron or of silk-both are chains.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

You have to go the rounds from individual to individual in order to gather the totality of the race.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

O the eye's light is a noble gift of Heaven! All beings live from light, each fair created thing; the very plants turn with a joyful transport to the light.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

O God, how lovely still is life!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Youth covets; let not this covetousness seduce you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Let no one despair, even though in the darkest night the last star of hope may disappear.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Great souls suffer in silence.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

He who neglects the present moment throws away all he has.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Man is made of ordinary things, and habit is his nurse.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Even now, nature is the only flame, on which the poetic spirit feeds; from it alone it draws all its power, to it alone it speaks even in the artificial, in the man engaged in culture.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

Toil of science swells the wealth of art.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Friedrich Schiller

The jest loses its point when he who makes it is the first to laugh.